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Feather Box

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Artist Unknown (Maori)

Date

19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Feather Box, Artist Unknown (Maori)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Wood, shell
Size: 4-1/2 x 4-1/4 x 17 in. (11.4 x 10.8 x 43.2 cm)
Creation Place: Oceania, Polynesia, Aotearoa (New Zealand)
Culture: Maori, Oceania, Polynesia, Aotearoa (New Zealand)
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: "L.62/MAORI FEATHER BOX", in black, at inner edge of box
Physical Description: ovoid in shape with tiki head at each end and body carved below; deeply carved geometric design overall
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Anne and Hadlai Hull Fund
Accession Number: 2001.130.1a,b
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009